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Advice for Newbies

Ray Wohlfarth is a dear friend of many years and his advice about commercial boilers often appears in this magazine. He’s the best big-boiler guy I’ve ever met and he als...

Published on 08/21/2023 4:13 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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Magical Thinking

It was one of those days at HeatingHelp.com when the old guys had the floor. One of the regulars, a retired (and understandably crotchety) fella from Canada had this to s...

Published on 06/06/2023 11:08 AM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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If I Knew Then

I didn’t know then that you’re not supposed to hold a baby over your head and bounce her around. Especially after she’s just sucked down six ounces of Similac and several...

Published on 01/10/2022 1:45 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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My Favorite Radiator Stories

So I’m visiting a wholesaler in an old town on Long Island where my Uncle Tony worked when he was still on this side of the lawn. You would have liked him. A homeowner wa...

Published on 08/03/2021 3:32 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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Nearly Famous Heating Quotes

Gil Carlson, who was the first person to come up with many of the hydronic concepts we take for granted today, was also my teacher. He would often say, “For a difference ...

Published on 01/03/2021 1:49 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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Trade Resolutions

It’s that time of the year when we’re supposed to get ready to make a resolution or two that will last a few weeks until we slouch back into our usual routines. You know ...

Published on 12/08/2020 12:58 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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Will It Help?

If you’re lucky in life, you’ll occasionally have a conversation with someone that will stay with you forever. Maybe it was something your spouse said when you least expe...

Published on 11/02/2020 4:37 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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Get Out And Learn

I went to ISH in Frankfurt, Germany with three friends in 1995. It was my third trip to that monstrosity of a tradeshow and we had arranged with friends at Danfoss to vis...

Published on 07/30/2020 2:21 PM by Dan Holohan
Posted in The HVAC Business
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The Power of Perspective

Perspective is such a deceptively simple word, yet there is enormous power in the application of it. Put the other way… “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks lik...

Published on 03/16/2020 3:02 PM by Larry Weingarten
Posted in The HVAC Business